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Address: Lord Street | Macquarie Nature Reserve, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
Phone Number: 02 6584 1522
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Description: The world's first hospital dedicated to these creatures.

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Great atmosphere, not a great deal of Koala's which is a good thing, in my opinion. The less there the more that are able to be back in the wild where they belong.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Port Macquarie, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

You need to go there at 15:00. There is a free guided tour. For children it might be interesting. I've been there in the morning abd saw just several sleeping koalas... it better to visit billabong wildlife park

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Great atmosphere, not a great deal of Koala's which is a good thing, in my opinion. The less there the more that are able to be back in the wild where they belong.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Free attraction in Port Macquarrie. We went for the daily 3pm tour - several reviews have commented how busy it gets. It was busy but really gives a better overview of the hospital. I would suggest you get there a little earlier and have a wander around on your own and then join the tour. Next door to Roto house,... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The Koala Hospital has an international reputation. Visitors were greeted by friendly staff who gave us information on the lifestyle of Koala's, their health problems and the fear of extinction. Both children and adults were allowed to handle them and it was a very good and educational day. Parents should take their children to this place and their friends and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is a must visit in Port Macquarie. You really appreciate the work these people do on protecting and saving these beautiful animals

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Visited the Koala Park with my 7 year old, this is a great park as the enclosures are built so you can actually see the animals, unlike some other parks I have visited where the view is restricted. 99% of the parks animals were active, fed the kangaroos and wallabies.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We really enjoyed the free tour at the koala hospital. The tour guide and volunteers that look after the injured koalas were fantastic. It was a very educational experience and our grandkids loved it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We did not take the tour but walked around the grounds at our leisure. The kids enjoyed seeing the Koalas up close and learnt about their environment and how the koalas came to be at the hospital. It was great to see how these beautiful Australian animals are cared for. The dedication and efforts of the staff is amazing. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The Koala Hospital is of course a place that treats sick and injured koalas. It is free to visit with donations requested but not pressed upon you. There is a small shop to buy items to support the hospital. Visiting lets you walk between the koala pens and observe the koalas which can be either in the pens themselves or... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

we saw three Koalas but they were all asleep so it was not too exciting but it is definitly worth a visit if you havent seen Koalas before.

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Address: Lord Street | Macquarie Nature Reserve, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
Phone Number: 02 6584 1522
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Port Macquarie

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